A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act III, Scene I
What is a Manga? <ul><li>The Manga Shakespeare series is an exciting new way to read the works of William Shakespeare.  </...
Key Characters
 
 
 
Act III, Scene I Pages 91-108 of the Manga
 
 
 
 
What issues do the Mechanicals face when Rehearsing the Tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe?  What solutions do they find? <ul><...
… <ul><li>Problem 3:  Pyramus and Thisbe must meet by moonlight. </li></ul><ul><li>Solution:  The moon will be out the nig...
 
 
 
 
 
The  End
?Predictions? <ul><li>How will Oberon feel about Titania’s love for Nick Bottom? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you think the Me...
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  1. 1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act III, Scene I
  2. 2. What is a Manga? <ul><li>The Manga Shakespeare series is an exciting new way to read the works of William Shakespeare. </li></ul><ul><li>Using Shakespeare’s original text and drawing inspiration from modern Japan, each of the books brings to life one of the most important works of literature in the English language. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key Characters
  4. 7. Act III, Scene I Pages 91-108 of the Manga
  5. 12. What issues do the Mechanicals face when Rehearsing the Tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe? What solutions do they find? <ul><li>Problem 1: They are worried that when Pyramus draws his sword to kill himself, the ladies will be afraid. </li></ul><ul><li>Solution: Write a prologue that reveals that Bottom is only portraying Pyramus. </li></ul><ul><li>Problem 2: They are worried that the women would be afraid of the lion. </li></ul><ul><li>Solution: They will write a second prologue that explains that Snug is not a lion. </li></ul>
  6. 13. … <ul><li>Problem 3: Pyramus and Thisbe must meet by moonlight. </li></ul><ul><li>Solution: The moon will be out the night of the play. They will leave the window open. If that fails, someone will “present the person of moonshine.” </li></ul><ul><li>Problem 4: How will they reproduce the wall that stands between Pyramus and Thisbe? </li></ul><ul><li>Solution: One of the players must “Present ‘ wall’” </li></ul>
  7. 19. The End
  8. 20. ?Predictions? <ul><li>How will Oberon feel about Titania’s love for Nick Bottom? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you think the Mechanicals play will be received by Theseus? </li></ul>

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